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[movies]Somewhere in Waldo County: Baldwin - Ned Lightner
A home that is energy efficient and "off the grid" that was built for under $25,000 is the subject of this program. We get a tour of this innovative home by its builder, Peter Baldwin.
Keywords: interview; people; natural resources; sustainability; energy efficiency; Peter Baldwin; homes
Downloads: 1,010
[movies]Charles Durfee Cabinet Maker - Woolwich Channel 12
A look inside Charles Durfee's woodworking and cabinet making shop in Woolwich, Maine where he uses old and new tools to create furniture,cabinets and staircases.
Keywords: cabinet maker; Charles Durfee; woodworking; furniture making; woodworking tools; Woolwich; Maine
Downloads: 781
[movies]Remarkable Shipwrecks of New England - Belfast Historical Society
Maine historian, Jon Johansen provides a fascinating look at the many nautical accidents and lives lost in those mishaps during his presentation for the Belfast Historical Society and Museum.
Keywords: weather; maritime history; Belfast; Maine; shipwrecks; New England; storms
Downloads: 571
[movies]The Atlantic Charter Brings FDR to Rockland - GEM Productions
Franklin D. Roosevelt, following his conference with Prime Minister Winston Churchill off Newfoundland, came ashore in Rockland, Maine. Video includes details about the conference. Old news film shows FDR's yacht coming into Rockland Harbor and also him riding up Tillson Avenue in a limo.
Keywords: news; documentary; Winston Churchill; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Rockland; Maine; Atlantic Charter Conference; Newfoundland
Downloads: 558
[movies]May Sarton: She Knew a Phoenix - Karen Saum
Interview with poet,May Sarton at her home.
Keywords: interview; people; literature; poetry; arts; Maine; New England; May Sarton; gardening; women writers
Downloads: 545
[movies]Window on History: Belfast's Civil War Flag Quilt - Belfast Historical Society
This program follows the story of Belfast's historic quilt as told by Megan Pinette, of Belfast Historical Society and Pam Weeks, curator of the New England Quilt Museum. The flag quilt was made in Belfast Maine and sent to Union soldiers during the Civil War.
Keywords: Lecture; Quilt; Civil War; Wars; Belfast; Maine; Pam Weeks; Megan Pinette
Downloads: 499
[movies]Our Barns: A History of the Barns of Maine - Richard Erwin,Patti Mikkelsen
Barn expert Don Perkins gives a talk presented by the New Gloucester Historical Society about a variety of barns to be found in Maine.
Keywords: farming; lecture; barns; construction; dairy; cattle; rural
Downloads: 486
[movies]The HMS Bounty Visits Belfast - Ned Lightner
The HMS Bounty is a tall ship built originally as a prop for the 1960s film, "Mutiny on the Bounty". This program features an interview with the captain and includes a tour of the ship.
Keywords: interview; maritime history; HMS Bounty; tall ships; Belfast; Maine
Downloads: 475
[movies]Neighborhood Stores - GEM Productions
Gone are most of the neighborhood stores with the owner in the store and replaced by the drive-in convenience store. Short subject used between regular programming.
Keywords: oral history; neighborhood store; people; documentary; convenience store
Downloads: 413
[movies]Mark and Tim: Treatment Plant - Mark Kuzio
This is a funny look at how the Belfast sewage treatment plant works. Mark and Tim are two local funny guys who have a show that is remarkably informative at times.
Keywords: sewage treatment; Belfast; Maine; city; pollution; interview; people; natural resources
Downloads: 409
[movies]Doll Circus - Ned Lightner
Joe Bryant is a tinkerer. His wife, Bea is a doll collector.Joe has breathed life into Bea's doll collection and created a "doll circus". It is an amazing sight. This program takes a tour of the circus with its creator.
Keywords: interview; people; oral history; dolls; Joe Bryant; Bea Bryant; Thorndike; Maine; Barbie Dolls
Downloads: 408
[movies]Laughing Matters:Gary Crocker's Maine Humor - Ned Lightner
Program featuring downeast Maine humorist and storyteller, Gary Crocker
Keywords: live event; downeast; Maine; humor; Gary Crocker; storyteller; humorist
Downloads: 394
[movies]Liberty Ship Memorial Dedication - SPC-TV
More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. The South Portland Shipyard Society and others solicited donations and won approval for the erection of a memorial to these workers. Guest speakers included former Maine Governor Ken Curtis, Boris Korotyaev,Vice President of the Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood, Congressman John Baldacci, City Manager,Jeffrey Jordan, and Frederic L...
Keywords: education; people; wars; oral history; news; maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ship Memorial; Boris Korotyaev; Russian Northern Convoy Brotherhood; John Baldacci; Jeffrey Jordan; Frederic L. Thompson; Governor Ken Curtis
Downloads: 382
[movies]Rockland Now and Then - GEM Productions
Current photos followed by historic photographs in the same location showing the change from what it looked like in the past. A short subject good to make up time between regular programming.
Keywords: documentary; Rockland; Maine; historic photographs; music
Downloads: 360
[movies]Maine Made Automobiles - Richard Erwin
Car expert, Richard Fraser delivers a New Gloucester Historical Society presentation on automobiles and other vehicles built in Maine.
Keywords: travel; lecture; people; automobiles; snowmobiles; Maine; wheels; engines
Downloads: 358
[movies]The John Grant Era - Katie Winship
For 50 years the Grant family ran the Colonial Theater in Belfast, Maine which celebrated its 100th anniversary in April, 2012. This documentary takes a look back at the history of movies and the Grant family.
Keywords: documentary; John Grant; movie theater history; Colonial Theater; interview; arts; people; oral history; Belfast; Maine
Downloads: 354
[movies]The Elliott Sisters of Rockland - GEM Productions
Maxine and Gertrude Elliot born and raised in Rockland, became world famous stage actresses during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Maxine starred in two silent movies. Video includes some light hearted moments with Charlie Chaplin.
Keywords: arts; silent movies; Maxine Elliot; Gertrude Elliot; actress; Rockland; Maine; Charlie Chaplin
Downloads: 354
[movies]On the Job: Women Launching a New Tradition - Spring Point Media Center at Southern Maine Technical College/Ted Miles
Former Speaker of the House,(ME) Representative Elizabeth "Libby" Mitchell introduces this program about women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII. More than 30,000 men and women worked in the South Portland Shipyards building hundreds of "Liberty Ships" and British "Ocean Class" ships during WWII. This program was produced by Southern Maine Technical College(now Southern Maine Community College)as part of its 50th year celebration of learning...
Keywords: wars; education; people; oral history; news maritime history; South Portland; World War II; Shipbuilding; Shipbuilding Society; Liberty Ships; Ted Miles; women welders; Maine Maritime Museum; Bath Iron Works; Maine Womens Fund; Women Unlimited; Reed&Reed; Mary Bertalen; Margaret Peg Cheney; Margaret Dixon; Helen Goodine; Frances Olsen; Marion Senechal; Claire Upton; Shirley Wilder
Downloads: 345
[movies]Bayside Reflections - Ned Lightner
Originally produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Northport Yacht Club. This is a video about the summer community on Penobscot Bay officially called the Northport Village Corporation but known to all as Bayside.
Keywords: interview; oral history; documentary; Bayside; Northport; Maine; summer colony
Downloads: 342
[movies]Belfast Curling Club - Mark Kuzio
The Belfast Curling Club is the only curling club in Maine. We learn about the sport from Mark and Tim and Mark learns curling can be fun with instructions from Tim.
Keywords: interview,curling; skating; curling club; Belfast; Maine; Scottish sports
Downloads: 342
[movies]Preserving Horse Drawn Vehicles Part 2 - Richard Erwin,Patti Mikkelsen,Gary Harriman
New Gloucester Historical Society curator Tom Blake hosts this program about vintage carriages and sleighs. It was shot at the New Gloucester History Barn, Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth and Pownal Center.
Keywords: education; people; travel; horse drawn carriages; sleighs; hearse; driving; museum
Downloads: 337
[movies]Windows on History: Belfast Then and Now - Belfast Historical Society
This is one of the monthly presentations by the Belfast Historical Society. The presentation was by Kevin Johnson, photo archivist at the Penobscot Marine Museum and features images of Belfast Maine taken in the late 19th and early 20th century. Those images are juxtaposed with current images.
Keywords: Belfast; Maine; lecture; Kevin Hohnson; Penobscot Marine Museum
Downloads: 329
[movies]Preserving Horse Drawn Vehicles Part 3 - Richard Erwin,Patti Mikkelsen,Gary Harriman
New Gloucester Historical Society curator, Tom Blake hosts this program about vintage carriages and sleighs. It was shot at the New Gloucester History Barn, Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth and Pownal Center.
Keywords: education; people; travel; horse drawn carriages; sleighs; hearse; driving; museum
Downloads: 329
[movies]Preserving Horse Drawn Vehicles - Richard Erwin,Patti Mikkelsen,Gary Harriman
New Gloucester Historical Society Curator, Tom Blake hosts this program about vintage carriages and sleighs. It was shot at the New Gloucester History Barn, Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth and Pownal Center.
Keywords: education; people; travel; horse drawn carriages; sleighs; museum; driving; hearse
Downloads: 325
[movies]Maine in the War of 1812 - Richard Erwin,Bob MacGregor,Patti Mikkelsen
Historical researcher and teacher,Larry Glatz, talks about the role that Maine played in the War of 1812. A New Gloucester Historical Presentation.
Keywords: education; people; wars; lecture; Native Americans; maritime history; oral history; battles; British; treaty; generals; Canada
Downloads: 324
[movies]The Snows:Shipbuilders of Maine - GEM Productions
Bertram G. Snow has traced his family's history from the time they left England in 1623 to their arrival in Rockland, Maine when they began their long history of building ships in the area. The family once owned Snow's Shipyard in Rockland that started building ships in 1854. They built minesweepers during WWII. A park in Rockland was named Snow Marine Park in honor of the family.
Keywords: maritime history; interview; Bertram Snow; shipbuilding; Rockland; Snow Marine Park
Downloads: 322
[movies]History and Manufacture of the Knox Marine Engine - Craig Mathieson
A lecture by Andy Swift and Willard Wight about the history of the Knox Marine Engine
Keywords: education; live event; oral history; maritime history; Camden; Maine; Knox Marine Engine
Downloads: 320
[movies]Saco River Indian Cellar - SRC-TV
This documentary looks at the efforts of Hollis,Maine residents to protect the historic and natural landmark site of Saco River Indian Cellar from proposed lot subdivision development and preserve it as a protected park forever.
Keywords: Native Americans,hydropower,Skelton dam,John Mattor,Hollis Conservation Commission,Trust for Public Land,logging,conservation; natural resources; Salmon River Gorge; Hollis; Maine; Saco River Indian Cellar; forest; river; development; documentary
Downloads: 317
[movies]South Portland During the Civil War - South Portland Historical Society and SPC-TV
An oral presentation with slide show given by Kenneth E. Thompson, Historian, Portland Harbor Museum.
Keywords: Lighthouses; education; people; wars; lecture; oral history; maritime history; Civil War; South Portland; Historical; forts; Maine Coast
Downloads: 314
[movies]Snow Removal in Belfast - Belfast Community TV
During a winter storm, we ride along with a public works snow plow driver and learn all about how the city copes with snow storms
Keywords: snow; plowing; winter; Belfast; interview
Downloads: 305
[movies]Window on History:Voices of Belfast Past - Belfast Historical Society
This program which was presented by the Belfast Historical Society and Museum features interviews with two long time residents of Belfast. Captain Bill Abbott was a Penobscot bay pilot for many years. Harold Jones has seen many changes during his long life in Belfast Maine
Keywords: Maritime history; oral history; Belfast Maine; Penobscot Bay; Bill Abbott; Harold Jones
Downloads: 297
[movies]USS Portland Memorial Rededication - Brian Knoblock
Rededication ceremony on November 11,2008 of the memorial to the USS Portland in Portland, Maine. The memorial underwent $150,000 of repairs and restoration. Mary Doughty,who christened the ship as a young girl in 1932 returned to re-christen the ship at the ceremony.
Keywords: interview; live event; wars; maritime history; USS Portland; Mary Doughty; Bill Whitten; Ed Susslovic; Mike Bobinsky; World War II; Joe Marshall; Charles Summers; Cianbro
Downloads: 297
[movies]Traditional Shaker Cooking - Richard Erwin,Steve Brissette,Patti Mikkelsen
Sister Frances Carr of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village gives a talk presented by the New Gloucester Historical Society on Shaker herbs and other food products. Afterward, three other Shakers field questions from the audience on various subjects about life in the Shaker community.
Keywords: farming; people; lecture; herbs; cooking; recipes; livestock; Shakers
Downloads: 295
[movies]The Dump - Mark Kuzio
The Mark and Tim Show visit the Belfast,Maine recycling center aka the dump. They interview those who work there, take a tour, and get a look at what goes on inside.
Keywords: interview; conservation; natural resources; recycling; trash; dump; Belfast; environmental services
Downloads: 293
[movies]Working Women of Waldo County - Karen Saum
Documentary about working women in local factories in Waldo County, Maine. Sardine,chicken processing,shoes and elecronic factories all since closed.
Keywords: interview; fishing; people; oral history; women; labor; factories; Waldo County; Maine; documentary
Downloads: 293
[movies]Bryant Stoves and Music - Ned Lightner
In Thorndike, Maine, Bryant Stoves and Music has been restoring and selling wood and coal stoves. Bea Bryant takes us on a tour of the showroom as well as "the stove museum".
Keywords: interview; oral history; stoves; Thorndike; Maine; Bryant Stove and Music; wood stoves; coal stoves
Downloads: 292
[movies]From The Top - Toni Seger
"From the Top" is Timothy Richardson's poetic tribute to the creative process recited by Jeff Flint. It captures and enshrines an overwhelming feeling of awe at nature's beauty and uses this universal experience to describe that moment when inspiration produces creativity.
Keywords: literature; poetry; arts; natural resources; national parks; creativity; nature; spirituality; inspiration
Downloads: 287
[movies]Bash and Crash 2005 - Brandon Atkinson and Steve Galvin
Highlights of the 2005 Oxford Plains Speedway Season
Keywords: live event; racing; stockcars; Oxford Plains Speedway; motor mayhem
Downloads: 285
[movies]Fisherman's Tales: Doug Joudrie - Ned Lightner
Doug Joudrie has fished the waters off the shores of New England for almost a half century. In this interview Doug shares some of his fishing philosophies and memories.
Keywords: Fishing; Lobstering; interview; oral history; Maine; Doug Joudrie
Downloads: 280
[movies]The Nina and Pinta Visit South Portland - SPC-TV
Replicas of Columbus ships, the Nina and the Pinta, built in Brazil using old world methods stopped in South Portland on their journey of teaching around the world. Interviews with the Captains and Crews demonstrate how small the ships were and the hardships the crews must have endured
Keywords: interview; travel; education; oral history; maritime history; Columbus; Nina; Pinta; South Portland; boatbuilding; adventure
Downloads: 275
[movies]Stringing Lights - Ned Lightner
The Belfast,Maine fire department has been stringing lights along High Street in Belfast for many years. They do it in the early morning before Thanksgiving, (and we always thought it was elves). A good filler between programs this holiday season
Keywords: Christmas lights; Belfast; Maine; holiday; tradition; fire department
Downloads: 274
[movies]Moses Greenleaf: Maine's First Mapmaker - Richard Erwin,Patti Mikkelsen
Historian, Holly Hurd gives a talk about Moses Greenleaf who is regarded as Maine's first mapmaker,among other professions. This program is a New Gloucester Historical Society presentation.
Keywords: Moses Greenleaf; people; maps; surveyor; lecture; oral history; natural resources; travel; settlers; borders; Masons
Downloads: 273
[movies]Somewhere in Waldo County:Mussels - Ned Lightner
This program gives a tour of a mussel raft that raises mussels for food, located in Penobscot Bay.
Keywords: mussels; aquaculture; Pemaquid Mussel Farm; Penobscot bay; interview; fishing; farming; natural resources; maritime history
Downloads: 266
[movies]Tugboats of Belfast Maine - Ned Lightner
This program was recorded aboard a "tractor tug" and features Captain John Worth talking and demonstrating what a modern tugboat does on Penobscot Bay.
Keywords: tugboat; Captain John Worth; Penobscot Bay; Maine Maritime Academy; oral history; maritime history
Downloads: 253
[movies]Somewhere in Waldo County: Railcycles - Ned Lightner
The Brooks, Maine Preservation Society has taken responsibility for some rarely used railroad tracks. They purchased some human powered "railcycles" and offer tours of the scenic sections of the railroad. We pedal along with the tour leader and learn a little local history along the way.
Keywords: interview; people; travel; railroad; railcycles; Brooks; Maine Preservation Society
Downloads: 251
[movies]Woolwich Town Clock - Roger Baffer
Oral history of how Woolwich, Maine got their town clock
Keywords: interview; oral history; Woolwich; Maine; town clock; clock tower; Woolwich clock tower
Downloads: 250
[movies]South Portland High School Renovation Groundbreaking Ceremony - SPC-TV
Groundbreaking ceremonies for a major renovation to the South Portland High School on May 7, 2012.
Keywords: live event; people; education; oral history; news; South Portland High School; groundbreaking ceremony
Downloads: 249
[movies]Bay Crossing-January by Elizabeth Garber - Mark Kuzio
A poetry short-perfect as interstitial between programming. Beautiful visuals of ferry crossing Penobscot Bay as poem is being read.
Keywords: poetry; Elizabeth Garber; Belfast; poet laureate,Bay Crossing,poetry short
Downloads: 248
[movies]South Portland Shipyard Society - SPC-TV & Ed Langlois
Tribute to the 30,000 men and women who worked in the South Portland Shipyards during WWII building Liberty Ships. Archival footage and stills combined with period music and actual blueprints of the shipyards followed by a brief tour of the area today showing decaying buildings, with an active commercial boat launching and repair business. The scene at the end with Ed walking away from the camera was his idea...
Keywords: wars; education; people; maritime history; South Portland; shipyard; Ed Langlois; Liberty Ships.shipbuilding
Downloads: 247
[movies]Midcoast Area Veteran's Memorial Wall Dedication - Gem Productions
Midcoast Maine Veteran's are honored and remembered in this memorial wall dedication ceremony on August 3, 2012.
Keywords: war; veterans; military; wall dedication; ceremony; memorial
Downloads: 245
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